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“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it:” a senior’s rant on PowerSchool

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it:” a senior’s rant on PowerSchool

September 20, 2017

By Adam Wenkoff '18 While not having a way to check our grades online has been an inconvenience for all students at Staples, it’s been incredibly annoying for seniors, especially those that are looking to apply either Early Decision (ED) or Early Action (EA) to schools this year. Most schools’...

Home Access Center provides too much access

Home Access Center provides too much access

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

“Maybe if I keep refreshing it a new grade will come out,” I thought to myself as I slouched over my desk in class, discreetly holding my phone between my legs. For what had undoubtedly been the fifth time in five minutes, I methodically dragged my finger down the screen and watched as the app g...

HAC grades return to original settings

HAC grades return to original settings

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

Right before leaving school for December vacation, students and faculty noticed that letter grades on Home Access Center (HAC) were no longer rounding up; however, as of Friday, Jan. 9, the grading system returned to its traditional rounding settings. In the past, a numerical average ending in .45...

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